Alice Atkins
Publisher: Services LLC
Pages: 37

Diagnosis and Hospitalization goes over the difficulty--given the subjective nature of interpretation--of arriving at the correct diagnosis. The author also describes her first experience in a locked psych ward and what types of inpatient treatment and are available.Being an Active Participant in Your Treatment means selectively choosing a doctor and therapist. There are different sources of outpatient treatment, such as community mental health clinics and medical schools; different types of therapy--such as cognitive behavioral therapy--and how finding the correct fit is important. Over the years, in the course of getting diagnosed and seeing different psychiatrists, Atkins has been on many different many different medications, from antidepressants such as Prozac and Zoloft, antipsychotics like Serzone and Abilify, anti-anxiety medications like Klonopin and Buspar and mood stabilizers ...
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